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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Velvet Evening Dress with Black Ostrich Feathers

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)

Description

Floor-length black velvet evening dress featuring a sweetheart neckline, darting at the waist, thin shoulder strips that cross in the back, and black ostrich feathers on the skirt hem and in a band that extends diagonally across the front of the skirt.

Inscription

[Right]: Chanel/Blk/velvet/darts [Left]: blk/ostrich

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 8

Identifier

KA0039_V8p08-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Black Velvet Evening Dress with Black Ostrich Feathers. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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